Europe

History tips: the origin of ...

No. It wasn’t France. Nor was it Italy. The European wine grape, also known as vitis Vinifera, have an unexpected origin mainly for its place. Current evidence suggests that wine ...

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Following the colors of the ...

Beyond the use of artificial colorings, can red and white grapes be made into wine of other colors? We live in a colorful world. No one knows this better than ...

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Greek Wines for your summer

Greek white wine varieties that are perfect for beaches, picnics and anywhere you might arrive on a bicycle or in a canoe. These light-bodied white wines each offer their own ...

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German Red Wines for your ...

Red wine in the summer is usually about as palatable as warm mayonnaise. It may even cause you to sulk in dark air conditioned room just so you can drink ...

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Crémant are Champagne but from ...

There is a group of sparkling wines that will satisfy your desire for high quality bubbly. Crémant employs labor-intensive secondary bottle fermentation as does Champagne. There are a wide variety of styles ...

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Reds for your Summer

The vast majority of imbibers allocate their wine drinking to winter. This statement isn’t just an assumption, it’s true. Over 90% of search traffic around the topic of wine happens ...

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Wine Academy: Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello di Montalcino is a wine made with 100% Sangiovese with Italy’s highest DOCG classification. This is the Sangiovese that most wine critics cite to be the best in all ...

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Exploring the Port Wines

Port is the most recognizable name in fortified dessert wines. Hailing from the Douro River Valley in northwest Portugal, Port was created in the 18th century by the British who ...

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A taste of cult wines

Cult wines are the pigeon-blood ruby of the wine world. They are engorged in a sort of mystery and delight that can only be satiated by tasting them. Of course, ...

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Wine and pasta: what to ...

The best tip on pairing wine with pasta is to ignore the pasta and pay attention to the sauce. Pasta is simply a canvas to deliver the accompanying ingredients. For ...

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